Latest news

Longest surviving heart transplant patient dies at 73

11th February 2016

John McCafferty, who had dilated cardiomyopathy, had his transplant 33 years ago.

Having an internal defibrillator (ICD) has a low but not zero risk

8th February 2016

Researchers say careful consideration of the risks and benefits of device needed.

Link between psychological well-being and cardiomyopathy being explored

5th February 2016

Those aged 18 and over with cardiomyopathy asked to take part in short survey.

Find out more about health research at open day on Monday

4th February 2016

Biomedical Research Centre at Imperial College seeks patient views.

Spring issue of My Life is now out

4th February 2016

Issue contains medical articles and patient stories, including how our support volunteers help others with cardiomyopathy.

Do you know your rights when it comes to outpatient appointments?

2nd February 2016

What do you know about patient choice?

More families affected by cardiomyopathy are now eligible for IVF treatment

1st February 2016

to ensure babies are not affected.

The Miles Frost Fund

1st February 2016

Following the news about Sir David Frost's son, Miles Frost, who died from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (hcm) last summer, the Frost family have launched the Miles Frost fund alongside the BHF. 

Families taking part in 100,000 Genomes Project sought for participants' panel

29th January 2016

Panel designed to look after interests of project volunteers.

Women benefit equally from internal defibrillators

26th January 2016

says new study from America.